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League Report: Longford Town 0 - 2 Shelbourne

Sat, Aug 17 2019

A goal and an assist from Denzil Fernandes secured a big win for the visitors, with sub Greg Moorehouse scoring ...

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League Preview: Longford Town -v- Shelbourne

Sat, Aug 17 2019

Town come into the Saturday evening showdown off the back of three successive wins over Galway United in the league ...

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League Report: Drogheda United 6 - 0 Wexford

Sat, Aug 17 2019

A Chris Lyons hattrick, a Stephen Meaney brace and a Daibhid Corish own goal saw Drogheda United ease to a ...

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League Report: Bray Wanderers 3 - 3 Cobh Ramblers

Sat, Aug 17 2019

Hugh Douglas’ last gasp equaliser saved the day for the hosts who fell a goal behind with just three minutes ...

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League Preview: Drogheda United -v- Wexford

Fri, Aug 16 2019

The Boynesiders secured a late win last time out against Munster Senior League Avondale United

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League Preview: Bray Wanderers -v- Cobh Ramblers

Fri, Aug 16 2019

Gary Cronin’s side turned in a spirited display last time out against St Patrick’s Athletic in the FAI Cup, but ...

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League Preview: Limerick -v- Athlone Town

Fri, Aug 16 2019

The Super Blues have been on a slump of late and will be looking for a much needed home win ...

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League Preview: Cabinteely -v- Galway United

Thu, Aug 15 2019

Cabo have only failed to score against Galway United on one occasion previously, when they played out a scoreless draw ...

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Eir Sport and Virgin Media strike deal to make channels available to each other's customers at no cost

Thu, Aug 15 2019

Virgin TV customers will now have access to League of Ireland games broadcast by Eir Sport.

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Ireland's Rob Harvey to take charge of Europa League tie between Aris and Molde on Thursday

Tue, Aug 13 2019

The Norwegian side, managed by Erling Moe following Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s departure for Manchester United, lead 3-0 following the home ...

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FAI Cup second round draw made

Tue, Aug 13 2019

FAI Cup holders Dundalk have been drawn away to Derry City in the tie of the round for the second ...

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FAI Cup Preview: Longford Town -v- Athlone Town

Tue, Aug 13 2019

Town have enjoyed a renaissance in recent weeks following a poor defeat away to fellow promotion hopefuls Cabinteely, securing two ...

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Three non-league sides join heavyweights in the hat for tonight's FAI Cup last 16 draw

Mon, Aug 12 2019

Inishown League side Glengad United join Leinster Senior League champions Crumlin United and Lucan United in the draw for the ...

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FAI Cup Report: Cobh Ramblers 0 - 1 Dundalk

Sun, Aug 11 2019

Georgie Kelly’s second half header was the difference, as defending champions Dundalk overcame Cobh Ramblers 1-0 at St. Colman’s Park

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FAI Cup midlands derby postponed and rescheduled due to waterlogged pitch

Sat, Aug 10 2019

The game between the midlands rivals will now take place on Tuesday, August 13th at City Calling Stadium with a ...

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FAI Cup Report: Drogheda United 2 - 1 Avondale United

Sat, Aug 10 2019

O’Shea, courtesy of an unfortunate slip from David Kiely, had time to control the ball before placing it in the ...

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FAI Cup Report: Cabinteely 2 - 2 Cork City (Cork City win 5 - 4 on penalties)

Sat, Aug 10 2019

Gearoid Morrissey’s spot-kick was enough to see the Leesiders through after Rob Manley saw his penalty saved by Mark McNulty

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FAI Cup Report: Bohemians 3 - 2 Shelbourne

Sat, Aug 10 2019

For a neutral it was magical, for a Bohs fan it probably felt like a dream, and for anyone supporting ...

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FAI Cup Preview: Derry City -v- Wexford

Fri, Aug 09 2019

Derry City welcome Wexford to the Brandywell for the first time in three years as they bid for their first ...

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FAI Cup Preview: St Patrick's Athletic -v- Bray Wanderers

Fri, Aug 09 2019

The perennial cup fixture between St Patrick’s Athletic and Bray Wanderers sees the sides meet in the FAI Cup first ...

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FAI Cup Preview: Bohemians -v- Shelbourne

Thu, Aug 08 2019

There will be plenty of familiarity between the two sides, but Keith Long’s side are unlikely to allow that to ...

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FAI Cup Preview: Shamrock Rovers -v- Finn Harps

Thu, Aug 08 2019

There is no talk from fans in Tallaght of ‘the drive to 25’ or of being ‘cup specials’.

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FAI Cup Preview: Cabinteely -v- Cork City

Thu, Aug 08 2019

Cabinteely top scorer Rob Manley has scored 16 league goals so far this season. That total is only four off ...

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FAI Cup Preview: Cobh Wanderers -v- Limerick

Thu, Aug 08 2019

The Super Blues have been in freefall as of late and will see the FAI Cup as a welcome distraction ...

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The Extratime.ie Sportscast Episode 155 - Ronan Hale, Europa League reaction and FAI Cup previews

Thu, Aug 08 2019

Macdara Ferris also dials in to talk about FAI Cup games (38.17), Shamrock Rovers European exit (27.02) and whether he ...

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David Forde announces retirement from football

Wed, Aug 07 2019

Forde, once of Galway United and Derry City, made 24 appearances for the Boys in Green, with his debut coming ...

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Dean Casey returns to Cabinteely following short stint with Athlone

Sun, Aug 04 2019

The wide player made twenty appearances for the Blue and Black of the Midlands before making his return to Cabinteely

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Ian Morris: 'Business has been done really well in the club and it's sustainable - I don't think that's been written about or talked about'

Sat, Aug 03 2019

Tuesday marks nine months since Shelbourne announced the surprise appoint of Ian Morris as the manager they hoped would lead ...

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League Preview: Cobh Ramblers -v- Shelbourne

Sat, Aug 03 2019

With excitement growing around Tolka Park, Shels boss Ian Morris insists that his side are very focused ahead of their ...

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First Division round-up: Longford ease past Athlone as Cabo soar once more

Fri, Aug 02 2019

Cabinteely also secured a comprehensive three-nil win over Limerick as Bray stuck five past a leaky Wexford defence

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League Report: Galway United 1 - 3 Drogheda United

Fri, Aug 02 2019

This Race Week game had home fans racing for the exits early on in Deacy Park as Drogheda United coasted ...

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League Report: Cabinteely 3 - 0 Limerick

Fri, Aug 02 2019

Cabinteely continued their push for the First Division Playoffs with a comfortable three-nil win over Limerick on Friday evening.

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Midfielder Stephen Christopher joins Galway United from Cobh Ramblers

Fri, Aug 02 2019

The midfielder departed Cobh Ramblers last week, where he spent five seasons and made more than 100 appearances.

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League Preview: Galway United -v- Drogheda United

Fri, Aug 02 2019

Galway United host Drogheda United looking for a first league win since recording back-to-back victories over Wexford and Longford Town ...

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Ireland's Michelle O'Neill to make history as part of first female UEFA Super Cup refereeing team for Liverpool Chelsea tie

Fri, Aug 02 2019

French referee Stéphanie Frappart, who, along with O’Neill, took charge of last month’s World Cup final between the United States ...

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League Preview: Athlone Town -v- Longford Town

Fri, Aug 02 2019

Longford Town have won eleven of the previous 14 meeting between the pair of First Division rivals

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League Preview: Cabinteely -v- Limerick

Fri, Aug 02 2019

Tommy Barrett’s side have lost four of their previous five games, with the win over Longford Town at the Markets ...

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League Suspensions: SSE Airtricity League of Ireland - Gameweek 28

Fri, Aug 02 2019

Conor Kearns misses out due to him serving a five game ban

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Dean Byrne: "If you don't get into the playoffs, the break is about four months - that's a crazy amount of time to be out of football for"

Tue, Jul 30 2019

Byrne, speaking on this week’s Extratime Sportscast, noted the importance of both junior clubs and League of Ireland clubs co-operating ...

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The Extratime.ie Sportscast Episode 154 - Dean Byrne - Funny how, do I amuse you episode

Tue, Jul 30 2019

This week Declan Marron speaks with Andrew Dempsey and Dave Donnelly on the different ethos in team building between Dundalk ...

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FAI Cup first round dates, times and venues confirmed

Tue, Jul 30 2019

The draw which was made at the Aviva Stadium in July saw holders Dundalk drawn away to Cobh Ramblers

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Thomas Byrne joins Glentoran following departure from Drogheda United

Tue, Jul 30 2019

Byrne joins Glentoran following his departure from Drogheda United who are flying high in the First Division, eight points behind ...

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Wexford confirm departure of forward Ryan Nolan

Tue, Jul 30 2019

Nolan was in his second season with the First Division club having signed in January 2018 from local side Ferns ...

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Galway United confirm six contact extensions along with landmark sponsorship deal

Tue, Jul 30 2019

The announcement was made as the club also confirmed their relationship with their main sponsors the Comer Group

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Longford Town's Joe Manley delighted with goal and clean sheet on return to starting eleven

Mon, Jul 29 2019

The 20-year-old made his first league start since March, helping his side secure a comfortable win in the end, with ...

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Shelbourne boss Ian Morris: 'We won't be getting too excited - we have to go to Cobh next week and we'll see where that takes us'

Mon, Jul 29 2019

Shels manager Ian Morris insists his side will keep their feet firmly on the ground despite extending their lead at ...

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Conor O'Grady: 'I've a lot to learn and do yet, but I want to climb the ladder someday'

Mon, Jul 29 2019

Currently in charge of Sligo Rovers' under-15’s, Conor recently sat down with Extratime.ie as he looked back on his decorated ...

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Killian Brouder swaps Limerick for Galway ahead of First Division run-in

Sun, Jul 28 2019

The 20-year-old had been ever present for Limerick FC this season and makes the short move up the M18 to ...

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League Report: Longford Town 4 - 0 Galway United

Sat, Jul 27 2019

A Dean Byrne brace, along with a goal from Sean Boyd and defender Joe Manley eventually saw off a stubborn ...

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League Report: Drogheda United 0 - 0 Cabinteely

Sat, Jul 27 2019

Drogheda United and Cabinteely played out a 0-0 draw at United Park on Friday evening with a Paul Fox goal-line ...

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